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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
519 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.YESTERDAY...

LOW PRESSURE MOVED FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS INTO IOWA. SKIES WERE
CLOUDY AHEAD OF THE LOW EXCEPT FOR FAR SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN. LIGHT
SNOW SPREAD INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN EARLY IN THE MORNING AHEAD OF THE
LOW. THROUGHOUT THE DAY SNOW INTENSIFIED ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTHERN
WISCONSIN. ACCUMULATIONS RANGED FROM 3 TO 10 INCHES...WITH THE
HIGHEST AMOUNTS IN THE FAR NORTHWEST PART OF THE STATE.

MEANWHILE...SOUTHERLY WIND GUSTS WERE 25 TO 35 MILES PER HOUR ACROSS
THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE. HIGH TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE
LOWER 30S IN THE NORTH TO LOWER 50S IN THE SOUTHWEST.

.OVERNIGHT...

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKED ACROSS SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA AND
WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN OVERNIGHT. STEADY SNOW CONTINUED TO FALL
ACROSS THE NORTH HALF OF THE STATE. MEANWHILE...THERE WERE ISOLATED
RAIN SHOWERS IN CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS IN THE
SOUTH. LOW TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE 20S NORTH TO THE LOWER 40S
SOUTH.

.FORECAST...

A STRONG SPRINGTIME LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT BROUGHT OVER A FOOT OF
HEAVY WET SNOW TO PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN
WISCONSIN WILL LIFT NORTHEAST TO LAKE SUPERIOR BY LATE AFTERNOON.
SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST THROUGH NORTHERN
WISCONSIN BY MIDDAY. ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE STATE...SKIES WILL BE
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS BECOME WEST TO NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WILL RANGE
FROM THE UPPER 30S NORTH TO THE MID 50S SOUTH.

LOOK FOR QUIET WEATHER TONIGHT AND FRIDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE OVER
THE REGION. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE UPPER TEENS NORTH TO THE
LOWER 30S SOUTH.

THE WEEKEND WEATHER WILL BE UNSETTLED AS A WEAK LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
ROLLS THROUGH THE REGION. RAIN IS EXPECTED IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN
SATURDAY...SPREADING INTO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT.

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SM/MRC



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